Louis "Lou" Allen Bacon
Louis A. Bacon, 83, a resident of Northfield for over 50 years, died at his home on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, with his wife and daughter by his side. Lou was born in Goffstown on November 22, 1936 to Margaret (Bacon) Silvia. He spent his youth in Franklin and attended Franklin Schools. Lou worked in construction and was a prolific truck driver of 18 wheelers, including driving for R. Garth Dubois for many years. He retired in 1999 from Johnson and Dix Fuel Company, where he delivered fuel to area marinas. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, serving during the Korean Conflict, and was honorably discharged on March 13, 1962. Louis enjoyed his many boxer dogs over the years, including his last dog Charlie Brown, and spending time traveling with his wife in his recreational vehicle. They will never forget their last 6 month adventure they shared together. Lou will always be remember for never having to ask what he thought, he would make it clear. He was predeceased by his first wife, Yvette Dunphee in 2016, his mother Margaret in 2001 and by his second wife, Marie A. (Seeley) Bacon in 1997. He leaves:
his wife of 23 years, Roberta "Bobbie" (Lyons) Bacon of Northfield
his son, Alan E. Bacon of Boscawen
daughters, Darlene M. Duncan of Greenfield, NC
Crystal R. Tilton of Franklin
Bonnie A. Smith of Franklin
Step daughters, Kelly Cathy of Northfield and Jessica Kelly of Manchester
28 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandson
According to Lou's wishes, there will be no calling hours. A graveside service with military honors will be held at a later date in Park Cemetery in Tilton.
Memorial contributions in memory of Lou, may be made to the Franklin Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 265, Franklin, NH 03235.
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